Materials Testing Engineer

Torrance, CA
Quality – Quality /
Full-time /
On-site
 
Divergent is a technology company that has architected, invented, built, and commercialized an end-to-end factory system called the Divergent Adaptive Production System (DAPS™) that comprehensively uses machine learning to optimally engineer, additively manufacture, and flexibly assemble complex integrated vehicle structures and subsystems. Products created using DAPS are superior in performance, lower in cost, rapidly customizable to meet mission and customer-specific requirements, faster to market, and scalable on demand to high volume production. Divergent is a qualified Tier 1 supplier to global automotive OEMs, and Divergent is now expanding to support mission critical needs in the Aerospace and Defense sector.
 

Purpose of Job: 

We need a forward-looking and innovative team member who will help to shape the future of processing 3D printed materials, structures, and components. Divergent is seeking a motivated individual to help with our testing, validation, and materials development effort. Under supervision of the Manager, Materials Testing, the role will work on organizing, preparing, and performing a variety of material characterization tests. Compliance with safety and 5S procedures is a must. The individual must be able to perform assignments with minimal supervision. 

Essential Job Functions and Performance Standards: 

Follow defined lab and manufacturing procedures and processes and help to create or improve them where needed 

Develop and perform new R&D Materials Tests 

Perform complex materials characterization tests 

Review tensile tests and help report tensile and other test results to internal customers 

Assure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned projects and / or tasks consistent with engineering policies and procedures 

Cognizant of Environmental, Health, and Safety issues, focus on continuous improvement, and comply to all industry specifications and standards 

 

Work Environment: 

Office, manufacturing shop.  

Requirements: 


Education: 

BSc. or BEng. (BS) in Material Science, Metallurgy, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Applied Physics or similar.  

 

Licenses/Certificates: 


Experience: 

3-10 years professional experience or equivalent combination of school projects and professional experience in materials, metallurgy, and materials testing. 

 

Preferred Experience: 

Materials Testing, including tensile and fatigue 

Practical electronics knowledge – sensors and measurement devices.  

Experience in high-speed sensing and data acquisition (50kHz-1MHz) a plus 

Experience with high-speed dynamic testing a plus 

Strain gauge application and usage 

Firm knowledge in MS-Office applications 

Excel VBA, Python, MATLAB, Minitab 

LabView 

Team-oriented, open-minded, analytical and flexible personality 

 

 

Skills: 

Solid interpersonal skills with the ability to interface effectively with other team members and manufacturing teams  

 

Physical Demands: 

Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% 

Constantly operates a computer and other office 

            productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy 

            machine, and computer printer 

Assembling testing equipment and fixtures using basic hand tools 

$85,000 - $125,000 a year
What You’ll Get :

Holistic Compensation Package: Enjoy a world-class compensation package that includes a competitive salary, equity plan, and annual bonus opportunities, ensuring you're truly valued for your contributions. 
Wellness and Time Off: Embrace a healthy lifestyle with paid vacation, sick time, and company holidays, including a year-end shutdown to recharge. We support growing families with paid parental leave, recognizing the importance of bonding time. 
Comprehensive Health and Wellness: Prioritize your well-being with our comprehensive health and wellness benefits, offering both HMO and Premium PPO options. Additionally, benefit from company-sponsored life insurance and short and long-term disability coverage for peace of mind. 
Investment in Growth: We're committed to your professional development. Take advantage of reimbursement opportunities for learning and development initiatives, empowering you to continuously expand your skill set and reach peak performance. 
Inclusive and Collaborative Environment: Join our inclusive, collaborative, and dynamic work environment within a fast-paced, mission-driven company. Together, we're disrupting the traditional manufacturing industry, embracing diversity, and fostering innovation to reduce our footprint by integrating people and technology. 

 

Divergent is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Our positions adhere to all statutory and regulatory requirements. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. 

Disclosures:
In order to adjust to changes in our business, it may become necessary to add, remove or modify certain duties and responsibilities, or to reassign you to another job position. From time to time you may be asked to work on special projects or to assist with other work. Your cooperation and assistance in performing such additional work is expected. Divergent Technologies, Inc , Inc is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Our positions adhere to all statutory and regulatory requirements. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
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No agencies, no solicitations, and no calls please. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.